Any parent who's had to relent to their child's request to borrow their tablet—only to have the child drop the device and crack it beyond repair, or mistakenly buy hundreds of dollars' worth of apps— can see that it makes sense for a child to have his or her own tablet. Some companies have acknowledged that there is a market for this and started making their own child-friendly devices, such as Amazon and Fuhu.
Here, we pit Amazon's Fire HD 6 Kids Edition against Fuhu's Nabi DreamTab Kid's Tablet:
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Samsung has recently released their experimental limited edition handset, the Galaxy Note Edge, which features a curved display which displays a variety of information, from sports scores to stock information. While only limited in certain quantities and in some countries, it stands as a competitor against its own Galaxy Note 4 phablet.
First, the Note 4. The phablet has a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED screen with a QHD display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. Inside the phablet is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 chipset with a quad-core 2.7GHz processor and an Adreno 420 GPU.
The Note 4 is only available in a 32GB internal storage variant with a 3GB RAM and microSD card support of up to 128GB. At the back of the phablet is a 16-megapixel camera with optical image stabilization and autofocus, while a 3.7-megapixel snapper occupies the front. more >>
BlackBerry has announced recently that it will be taking pre-orders for the Classic, also known as the BlackBerry Q20. The device is priced at $449 and will ship mid-December, however, only a GSM-compatible model is available for pre-order. Details haven't been released but the company has announced it will be on Dec. 17.
The Classic is a smartphone in its own respect but still retains the signature QWERTY keypads which has become known to BlackBerry's brand. The Classic features a 3.46-inch touchscreen with a display resolution of 720 x 720.
Inside the handset is a Qualcomm MSM8960 chipset with a dual-core 1.5GHz processor. The Classic is only available in a 16GB internal storage variant with 2GB of RAM and an expandable microSD storage of up to 128GB. At the back is an 8-megapixel camera with an LED flash and autofocus while at the front of the camera is a 2-megapixel camera. more >>
Ubisoft released the latest installment in their "Assassin's Creed" franchise, "Unity" and "Rogue." While the developers had claimed that "Unity" will be making full use of the Playstation 4 and Xbox One's hardware potential, the game has caused quite a stir in the gaming community with graphical glitches and gameplay bugs.
To fix these problems, Ubisoft has been releasing patches and only recently have they announced about releasing Patch 3. The major patch is bigger than the previous two, addressing most of the bugs which players have encountered the most.
A patch list has also been revealed but Ubisoft says it's not final yet and a more detailed list will be unveiled when the patch comes out. more >>
The Apple versus Samsung war still continues and while Apple has released the iPhone 6, Samsung is still a few months away from unveiling its next flagship offering, the Galaxy S6. So in the meantime, the iPhone will have to settle with another competitor, the Galaxy Note 4, from Samsung's phablet line.
While there are two size variants of the iPhone 6, to compete with the Galaxy Note 4, the bigger 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus will be used.
First, a spec rundown. more >>
A series of images allegedly pointing out to Telltale Games' upcoming episodic game based of HBO's "Game of Thrones" was leaked online and it created some buzz.
The leaked screenshots, eight in all, first appeared on PS4 France and it offered some insights on how Telltale Games depict the rather well-known characters from George R.R. Martin's world of "A Song of Ice and Fire."
IGN reported that the images were first released by an Xbox live-centric Twitter user named Lifelower who showed glimpses of the incoming title's scenes set in Kings Landing. more >>